Sabaton have just announced their new drummer. To put an end to the rumors that Robban Bäck would be coming back, or that Snowy Shaw would fill in for a while longer or take Robban's place permanently behind the drums, the power metallers revealed their new full-time drummer: Hannes Van Dahl. And there is more, the group will start recording the successor to Carolus Rex in a few weeks. Prepare yourself!
As you already know by now, Sabaton are about to release their first ever live DVD, Swedish Empire Live, in a few days and the band offers now another clip for the song ''Uprising'' (from Coat Of Arms) for us to watch. You can see the band in action through the YouTube player below while you wait for its release on September 20th via Nuclear Blast Records.
Swedish metallers Sabaton have premiered a performance clip of the song "Ghost Division" (The Art Of War) from Swedish Empire Live, their upcoming DVD which will also be their first ever. Watch the clip now below, maybe some of you were there in that sea of people.
Apparently, the Swedes Sabaton are being considered Nazis and their performance in Stalingrad is in jeopardy. The band was supposed to play a show in Russia next weekend but now political people and organizations are trying to prevent the band from entering Russia due to some politician who tries to convince the Russian immigration and government that Sabaton are Nazis. Curiously enough, the band recently played in Russia in support of Iron Maiden.
Swedish metallers Sabaton have revealed the cover artwork for the band's first ever live DVD/Blu-ray Swedish Empire Live as well as its tracklist and available formats. Swedish Empire Live features the band's live performance at the renowned Polish Woodstock Festival in 2012 where over half a million fans had gathered to watch Sabaton. In addition to this, the first ever Sabaton live offering also features even more live footage of the band's performances in Gothenburg, London and Oberhausen on their extensive Swedish Empire Tour.
Sabaton fans watch out, the band's first ever DVD/Blu-ray release is coming to you on September 20th, 2013 via Nuclear Blast. It will be called Swedish Empire Live. The power metal band recorded the release last year. More will be announced soon, but what are you expecting from the release?
Swedish power metallers Sabaton have confirmed on their official website that they will be touring with Iron Maiden this summer and accompany them on some shows in Sweden and Russia. The band's latest release, Carolus Rex, came out in May 2012.
Ex-Sabaton members Rikard Sundén (guitars), Oskar Montelius (guitars), Daniel Mullback (drums) and Daniel Mÿhr (keyboards), who parted ways with their former band in April, have teamed up with vocalist Nils Patrik Johansson (Astral Doors/Wuthering Heights) and bassist Stefan "Pizza" Eriksson (Volturyon/Ex-Cryonic Temple) to form the band Civil War.
The band is currently writing songs for a debut EP targeted for the fall of 2012 followed up by a full-length debut album in 2013.
"En Livstid I Krig", which translates to "A Lifetime Of War", a new song from Swedish heavy metallers Sabaton is now available for streaming in both English and Swedish versions below. The song comes off Carolus Rex, the band's upcoming album, to be released on May 25th via Nuclear Blast. More album details were previously reported here and here.
Swedish heavy/power metallers Sabaton have announced via their official website that the band's new album title track "Carolus Rex" is now available for streaming. You can listen to it on the video below, which features the dates on the Swedish Empire Tour 2012. The song is the Swedish version of the first single off Carolus Rex, to be released on May 25th via Nuclear Blast and is already available on iTunes. More album details were previously reported here and here.
Swedish heavy/power metallers Sabaton have confirmed line-up changes. Four members have departed with only Pär Sundström and Joakim Brodén remaining from the previous line-up and the band is currently searching for a keyboardist. The band also released a video presenting the new members.
Swedish heavy/power metallers Sabaton have revealed that their new album titled Carolus Rex will be available in both English and Swedish language.
The band explained the details on their official website: "We can now confirm that our new album will be available with both English and Swedish language. The topics of the songs will remain quite the same and deals with the Swedish Empire, from it's rise to it's fall. Carolus Rex will be available for purchase on single Swedish CD (Sweden only) and single English CD plus a limited edition which features a double CD with both language versions. The double CD will also feature a different cover artwork."
Swedish power metallers Sabaton have unveiled more details about their upcoming album titled Carolus Rex, due out on May 25th via Nuclear Blast. The lyrical theme of the album will be the Swedish Empire. The entire concept was created with the help of a well known Swedish historian, Bengt Liljegren. After the album is released in May, the band plans to go out on a two-year long world tour.
Swedish heavy metallers Sabaton have confirmed on their official website that Carolus Rex will be the title of the band's upcoming album, due to be released at the end of May via Nuclear Blast Records. The album will be recorded in a few days with more details to be announced very soon.
The band commented: "We felt it was time for America to get something of a special show and this time the release party will be in Los Angeles, California (on May 23 at the Key Club in West Hollywood). This show will be the only U.S. West Coast show and it will be the world premiere of new songs."
Swedish heavy metallers Sabaton announced it on their official website that they will be doing a headlining tour in North America with several dates in 2012. The upcoming tour is called Swedish Empire Tour 2012 and it will run from April through May.